Fuel Fest, the popular automotive festival founded by Cody Walker, made its debut in Japan on August 11, 2022 at the Fuji Speedway west of Tokyo, the one day event attracting a whopping 33,000 attendees and featured thousands of cars on display throughout the world class facility.
Fuel Fest is known well in the US for bringing together car enthusiasts from around the country to celebrate their passion for cars and the culture that surrounds it. The event has gained a reputation for showcasing some of the most unique and rare cars, as well as providing a platform for fans to meet and connect with their favorite car personalities and influencers.
The first-ever Fuel Fest in Japan did not disappoint. The festival featured a wide range of cars, from classic Japanese sports cars to American muscle cars and everything in between. Attendees were able to see some of the rarest and most sought-after cars up close, including a number of iconic movie cars, such as Sung Kang's own "VeilSide Fortune FD" from the Fast and Furious franchise.
One of the highlights of the event was the appearance of Sung Kang and Cody Walker, the brother of the late Paul Walker, who was also a car enthusiast and one of the stars of the Fast and Furious franchise. The two actors were on hand to meet fans and participate in various activities throughout the day.
The overwhelming response to the first-ever Fuel Fest in Japan was a testament to the popularity of the festival and the passion for cars in Japan. The event was a huge success, and fans are already eagerly anticipating the next Fuel Fest in Japan, in August 2023.
Fuel Fest is a celebration of the automotive lifestyle, and it brings together car enthusiasts from around the world to share their love of cars and the culture that surrounds it. The event is a reflection of the passion and dedication of car enthusiasts, and it serves as a platform for fans to connect with each other and the industry leaders who inspire them.
Fuel Fest in Japan was a massive success and a testament to the global appeal of the cars, it showcased the passion and creativity of the car community and provided a platform for fans to come together and celebrate their love of cars. With the success of this event, it's clear that Fuel Fest will continue to grow and bring people together from all corners of the world.
Big thanks go to Toshi Ichiraku and all of Kamiwaza Japan Organization for hosting us and coordinating such a terrific event.